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Democratizing inequalities : Dilemmas of the new public participation

Author: Caroline W Lee
Publisher: Nueva York : New York University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1ªView all editions and formats

Through investigations including fights over the authenticity of business-sponsored public participation, the surge of the Tea Party, the role of corporations in electoral campaigns and participatory  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline W Lee
ISBN: 9781479847273 1479847275
OCLC Number: 1123911357
Description: 298 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Contents Part II Participation and the Reproduction of Inequality 2 Civic-izing Markets: Selling Social Profits in Public Deliberation 27 3 Workers' Rights as Human Rights? Solidarity Campaigns and the Anti-Sweatshop Movement 46 4 Legitimating the Corporation through Public Participation 66 Part III The Production of Authority and Legitimacy 5 No Contest: Participatory Technologies and the Transformation of Urban Authority 83 6 The Fiscal Sociology of Public Consultation 102 7 Structuring Electoral Participation: The Formalization of Democratic New Media Campaigning, 2000 - 2008 125 8 Patient, Parent, Advocate, Investor: Entrepreneurial Health Activism from Research to Reimbursement 143 Part IV Unintended Consequences and New Opportunities 9 Spirals of Perpetual Potential: How Empowerment Projects' Noble Missions Tangle in Everyday Interaction 165 10 Becoming a Best Practice: Neoliberalism and the Curious Case of Participatory Budgeting 187 11 The Social Movement Society, the Tea Party, and the Democratic Deficit 204 12 Public Deliberation and Political Contention 222 Part V Conclusion 13 Realizing the Promise of Public Participation in an Age of Inequality 247
Responsibility: Caroline W. Lee, Michael McQuarrie, Edward T. Walker 8ed.).


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